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Unraveling the Mysteries of Asteroids

Clark School of Engineering - Fri, 05/01/2020 - 03:37
Assistant Professor Christine Hartzell is a member of NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Team exploring Asteroid Bennu.
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UMD’s Baecher Receives the ASCE Terzaghi Lecture Award

Clark School of Engineering - Thu, 04/30/2020 - 16:49
CEE professor honored for advancing the field of geotechnical risk and statistics.
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Schwartz to Deliver Monismith Lecture

Clark School of Engineering - Thu, 04/30/2020 - 15:45
The annual series honors contributions to bridging geotechnical and pavement engineering.
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Revolutionize the Commute: Electric Bicycle

Clark School of Engineering - Thu, 04/30/2020 - 15:33
For the past three years, Professor Gomez has challenged students to push the laws of physics and the limits of technology in his electric bicycle capstone course.
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Navigating Life After Smith

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Thu, 04/30/2020 - 11:06
Something happens when a Maryland Smith senior finishes that final exam, submits that final essay, and dons a cap and gown. It is the moment, says Maryland Smith’s Victor Mullins, when they begin to write their stories. For the Spring 2020 graduating class, the book opens in a challenging ti...
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New, superfast method for ceramic manufacturing could open door to AI-driven materials discovery

Clark School of Engineering - Thu, 04/30/2020 - 00:00
UMD engineers have reinvented a 26,000-year-old manufacturing process into an innovative approach to fabricating ceramic materials.
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A Pandemic-Era Challenge: How to Put 200 Classes Online, Fast

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Wed, 04/29/2020 - 15:49
With the coronavirus pandemic causing disruption and shutdowns across the country, universities have had to transition, quickly, to remote learning.
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Improve the Outcome: Vascular Liver Tissue

Clark School of Engineering - Wed, 04/29/2020 - 13:21
Creating vascular organ tissue in a lab could open new doors to drug testing, disease modelling, and organ transplants.
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Forecasting COVID-19: New UMD Research Could Help

Clark School of Engineering - Wed, 04/29/2020 - 12:34
Mechanical engineering chair Bala Balachandran leads a data-driven approach.
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Alumni Span Globe To Raise Money for Masks

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Wed, 04/29/2020 - 12:22
It began as an individual effort to donate masks to a few classmates and professors in China. From there, the idea began to grow. Maryland Smith alum Luhan Tang, MBA ’19, expanded the initiative into the UMD4Masks Campaign, wanting to help address the shortage of face masks faced by frontlin...
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UMIACS Faculty Adapting to Online-Only Research Activities

Clark School of Engineering - Wed, 04/29/2020 - 12:01
During the COVID-19 crisis, UMIACS researchers are using online resources to advance research.
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Maryland Pride, Face First

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Wed, 04/29/2020 - 11:23
Smith Alum’s Maryland-centric Retail Company Wears New Role Supporting Healthcare Workers Gov. Larry Hogan approached the podium for a press conference last week with a bold new accessory for these times: a red surgical-style mask bearing the message “Maryland Strong.”
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BBI Launches QED ("Quarantine EDucation") Virtual Seminar Series

Clark School of Engineering - Wed, 04/29/2020 - 10:33
The series's inaugural presentation offers concrete strategies for parenting during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Maryland Smith Researchers in Collaborative Effort To Advance Medical Science

Robert H. Smith School of Business - Wed, 04/29/2020 - 09:14
Maryland Smith researchers will conduct data-driven research into treating a condition associated with opioid addiction as part of a joint, UMD cross-campus initiative with the University of Maryland, Baltimore.
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Building a Better, Eco-Friendlier Straw

Clark School of Engineering - Wed, 04/29/2020 - 03:36
Newly-published UMD research details a potential breakthrough
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Student 3D Prints Personal Protective Equipment for Area Hospitals

Clark School of Engineering - Tue, 04/28/2020 - 16:07
Quinn Kupec’s efforts featured on North Dakota news outlet KVRR.
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Social Distancing: Drop Seen for First Time Since Outbreak

Clark School of Engineering - Tue, 04/28/2020 - 10:29
“Quarantine fatigue” is recorded in 48 states.
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Break Records: "The Flying Carpet"

Clark School of Engineering - Tue, 04/28/2020 - 09:45
The flying carpet is the epitome of what the Mpact Challenge hoped to inspire: that when given the resources and room for unrestricted creativity, students and faculty can develop a radical idea.
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